Application deadline:

17 July 2022

Structure and Content

The study program consists of a number of taught core subjects and seminars as well as workshops and professional oriented activities conducted at the University of San Martin, in Argentina. It includes a theoretical and practical approach to the study of international and regional protection of human rights, democratic processes, transitional justice, human mobility, indigenous peoples, gender equality, disability, among others, with an emphasis in public policies and international standards.

LATMA offers seminars, master classes, workshops and integration activities with the participation of visiting lecturers from the regional programmes of the Global Campus of Human Rights, as well as international experts.

LATMA involves 760 hours of academic work, with an operational duration of ten months, including the preparation, submission and defence of a Master’s thesis as a requirement for graduation.


Core subjects

Core subjects (300 hours) address fundamental thematic axes to the study of human rights and their relationship with democracy.

  • Concept and Evolution of Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Democracy
  • International Protection of Human Rights
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • Memory, Truth and Justice (Transitional Justice)
  • Human Rights in the Constitutions of Latin America
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
  • Social Movements
  • Public Policies and Human Rights


Seminars (162 hours) address topics of specific interest to academic and professional training.

  • Human Mobility (migration, asylum, internal displacement)
  • Citizen Security
  • Economic Perspectives of Human Rights
  • Social Economy and Human Rights
  • Legal Pluralism and Democracy
  • Rights of the Child
  • Disability and Human Rights
  • Afro-descendants
  • Climate crisis


Workshops (138 hours) are spaces for building of theoretical-practical tools.

  • Research Methodology
  • Academic Writing
  • Professional Training I
  • Professional Training II

Master's Thesis

The thesis (160 hours) is required for the completion of the Master’s degree and require candidates create their own research.